leave someone cold
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leave someone cold (third-person singular simple present leaves someone cold, present participle leaving someone cold, simple past and past participle left someone cold)
- To fail to impress or make an emotional connection with someone.
- 2013, Courtney Cole, If You Leave: The Beautifully Broken Series:, Hachette UK, →ISBN:
- So I tell her just a little, how an entire date with Ethan can leave me cold, but one single glance from Gabriel can set my blood on fire.
- 2014, Cherry Adair, Ice Cold, Adair Digital, →ISBN:
- Interpersonal issues left her cold, but give her a computer and a problem to solve ? Pure heaven.
- 2010, Robert Fox, We Were There: An Eyewitness History of the Twentieth Century, Profile Books, →ISBN, page 71:
- He is obviously uninterested and my attempt to talk a little about what I have read leaves him cold.